License Renewal Resources
ELAR, or Educator Licensing and Recruitment, is the web-based system for applying and renewing educator licenses in Massachusetts and accessing information about your account. You can create/access an ELAR account at http://www.doe.mass.edu/educators/e_license.html.
All educators holding professional-level educator licenses must renew their license(s) every five years. The expiration dates are listed on all Professional licenses. Paper copies of educator license are no longer mailed to educators. An unofficial copy of any license can be accessed in the ELAR system. If your require an official paper copy of your license, you can request a hard copy in ELAR or by completing the form found at http://www.doe.mass.edu/educators/resources.html?section=applications
MTA licensure link: http://massteacher.org/educators/licensure.aspx
Requirements for Professional Licenses: